Vi-Ability is delighted to announce the success of another two-week work placement to Turin, Italy. Funded by the Leonardo Lifelong Learning Programme, 15 NEET participants (aged between 16 and 25 years) from Conwy, North Wales were able to take part in this unique opportunity to learn about the best practices in professional Italian football club marketing, coaching and community departments; and experience the lifestyle and culture of Italy as a nation. Continue reading
Vi-Ability is currently seeking individuals interested in gaining work experience as a “Trainer Assistant”. The trainer assistant will aid our educational officer with the delivery of our exclusive ‘BTEC in Football Industries’ qualification by spending time with the participants – who are normally economically inactive adults – during session time. Continue reading
Vi-Ability are extremely pleased to announce that they have received additional funding from the Conwy Young People’s Partnership to launch an innovative project that will use the motivational power of sport – specifically the forthcoming London 2012 Olympic Games – to encourage new and expectant fathers to take parental responsibility.
Over 60 participants of a Vi-Ability half term soccer camp held at Coleg Llandrillo were treated to a visit by the Welsh Under 17 squad and their manager Brian Flynn along with his coaching staff. The squad were in North Wales for a training camp based at the new Parc Eirias facility. Meanwhile participants of the Bangor City soccer camp were treated to a day at the clubs new Nantporth ground.
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As part of preperations for Vi-Ability’s Leonardo Mobility project, staff undertook an exploratory visit over to Germany to visit Cologne based charity “Rhein Flanke” to find out about their football based social inclusion projects and to look to establish a link-up. Continue reading